Roku Says Nearly 1 in 4 Streamers Will Pretend to Like a Show For Their Significant Other – Would You?




Today, Roku announced a new survey they did on romance and streaming. This includes a surprising number of streamers who admit to lying about shows they like if they think their partner enjoys it.

According to Roku’s report a surprising 23% of streamers, equating to about 1 in 4 streamers, admit to a streaming secret—they’ve pretended to like a show, all in the name of love. Yes, you read that right. It seems matters of the heart are intertwined with matters of the screen. Whether feigning enthusiasm to keep the peace or diving into a series they would normally never choose on their own, this phenomenon sheds light on the fascinating dynamics of streaming and relationships.

A surprising number of streamers, according to Roku, say they would go to great lengths to avoid a spoiler of their favorite show.

  • 26% of streamers would rather give up sweets for a week than hear a spoiler.
  • 19% would sacrifice coffee for a month to avoid spoilers.
  • 18% would willingly stub their toe.
  • 16% would prefer to do their taxes.
  • And, 10% would go a week without their phone, all in the name of unspoiled plotlines!

Roku also said 52% of streamers often talk about what they are watching when an awkward phase happens in a conversation.

Do you agree with Roku’s survey? Let us know what you think.

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